Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Greenway gets a scrubbing

Posted By on Wed, Oct 3, 2012 at 12:41 PM

Greenway Fund Fountain Creek
  • Volunteers at the Julie Penrose Fountain in America the Beautiful Park, after the cleanup project.

Thanks to a batch of energetic volunteers, Monument and Fountain creeks have less trash lying around. More than 200 people volunteered for the cleanup on Sept. 29.

The Fountain Creek Watershed Greenway Fund is part of the Pikes Peak Community Fund. The group provides stewardship and advocacy for the creek. From its website:

By learning from Denver’s Greenway project successes and others nationwide, we can make the Fountain Creek Watershed a healthy & safe place for our citizens to play, work, and dwell. Waterway corridor improvements will enhance our region’s appeal, increase tourism, better our quality of life, and create redevelopment opportunities — all creating jobs for our local community.

To volunteer in the future: info@greenwayfund.org.

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